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Regional Educational Television Network
Oct 26, 2020 RETN
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This summer, 36 teams of filmmakers across Vermont collaborated to create a remake of the feature film, Cast Away. Armed with a single scene from the original film and whatever equipment they had access to, teams re-interpreted and filmed every iconic moment: the plane crash, the island survival, the birth of Wilson the volleyball, and every scene in between. The final film, an amalgam of animation, live action, found footage, and soundscapes retells the story with a Vermont flair and an...
Topics: Crowdsourced Cinema VT, Media Factory, Vermont Film, VT Film, van, Vermont Access Network
Regional Educational Television Network
Jul 7, 2020 RETN
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Taxi driver and author Jernigan Pontiac discusses and reads from his book "Hackie", a collection of his Seven Days columns.
Topics: Jernigan Pontiac, Hackie, RETN, RETNVT, Taxi Cab, Taxi Driver, Literature, Books, Authors
Regional Educational Television Network
Mar 9, 2020 RETN
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Composer Robert Paterson’s three-year Music Alive residency with the VYOA culminates in the spring with the world premiere of a major new work written for the VYO and our choruses. This important event will be framed by Essex cellist Liam John’s performance of the first movement of Edward Elgar’s elegaic Cello Concerto and the VYO’s interpretation of Zoltán Kodály’s colorful and soulful orchestral showpiece, the Suite from Háry János.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Robert Paterson
Regional Educational Television Network
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In 1964, Nina Simone performed the protest song “Mississippi Goddam!” at Carnegie Hall in front of mostly white audiences. When the live recording was released, many radio stations destroyed the albums. Middlebury professor Matthew Evan Taylor discusses how Simone’s protest is found not only in her words, but also in the musical structure.   First Wednesdays is supported in part by the National Life Group Foundation and the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont...
Topics: RETN, RETNVT, Brownell Library, Nina Simone, Matthew Evan Taylor, Mississippi Goddam!, Vermont...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 27, 2020 RETN
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Author Susan Lamb discusses the issues surrounding violence, sex, aggression, and victimization in the lives of youth and adolescent girls, and relates these topics to her written work.
Topics: Susan Lamb, RETNVT, RETN, Authors, books
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 27, 2020 RETN
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Author Natalie Kinsey-Warnock and illustrator Mary Azarian of From Dawn 'til Dusk talk about their books and other collaborations.
Topics: Mary Azarian, Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, RETNVT, RETN, authors, books, Vermont Pages
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 27, 2020 RETN
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Local author Marc Estrin reads and discusses his novel, Insect Dreams: the Half Life of Gregor Samsa.
Topics: Gregor Samsa, insect Dreams, Marc Estrin, RETNVT, RETN, books, authors, Vermont Pages
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 27, 2020 RETN
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Author and Middlebury College professor Jay Parini reads and discusses his novel, The Apprentice Lover.
Topics: Jay Parini, The Apprentice Lover books, authors, novels, RETNVT, RETN, Vermont Pages
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Students from Morristown school district review their choices for the best books of 2001 - 2002.
Topics: Morristown school district, Books, Vermont Library Conference, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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This Vermont Library Conference features a Keynote Address by David Moats.
Topics: Vermont Library Conference, David Moats, books, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Produced by students from the Vermont Commons School.
Topics: Vermont Commons School, VCS, RETNVT, RETN, Animation, Student videos
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Take a journey into 1900s Vermont for a tour of the Age of Steam aboard a steam engine and the Steamship Ticonderoga.
Topics: Steamship, Ticonderoga, RETNVT, RETN, Shelburne Museum
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Join William Jenney, Regionl Historical Site Administrator, as he takes you on a tour of the Calvin Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth, Vermont. The site and the village became famous when its favorite son was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States on August 23, 1923. The site itself contains many portrait paintings and gifts received during his presidency. A favorite of his was the portrait of Grace Coolidge, his well dressed wife whom Calvin loved to show off. Part of the tour is a...
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Vermont Social Studies Institute, William Jenney, Calvin Coolidge, Calvin Coolidge...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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This program presents an informal discussion about the principles of parenting and educating children with Asperger's Syndrome. Practical advice is offered for parents on how to deal with this problem.
Topics: Vermont Parent Information Center, Asperger's Syndrome, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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This program presents an informal discussion about the principles of parenting and educating children with Asperger's Syndrome. The program gives practical advice for parents on how to deal with this problem.
Topics: Vermont Parent Information Center, Asperger's Syndrome, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Sons of Pitches (SOP) In Concert
Topics: Sons Of Pitches, concert, music, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Michelle Forman, chosen as National Teacher of 2001, talks about teaching world history and human rights after the events of September 11, 2001. How to make sense of these tragic events is still difficult but it takes interaction with students to begin to sort it out. Her own students put together a march to demonstrate the need for World Solidarity. But there is an interconnection between and among all nations that were affected.
Topics: Michelle Forman, Vermont Social Studies Institute, RETNVT, RETN, world history
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 25, 2020 RETN
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Claymation Celebration: Essex High School.
Topics: EHS, Essex High school, Claymation, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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Charlotte Central School elementary students perform a play written by CCS teacher Colleen Brady based on the novel by Roald Dahl.
Topics: Charlotte Central School, James and the Giant Peach, Colleen Brady, Roald Dahl, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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Art Cohn, Executive Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, presents on the topic of the Museum's project to build a reproduction of an 1862 sailing boat on Burlington's waterfront.
Topics: Art Cohn, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Burlington's waterfront, Lake Champlain, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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What is an Important Bird Area? What makes them "important" in the world of conservation biology? If you are interested in bird conservation find out the answers to these questions and more in this program that's not just for the birds!
Topics: Lake Champlain Basin Program, RETNVT, RETN, Important Bird Area, Birds, Conservation Biology,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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H.E. Garchen Triptul Rinpoche provides an introductory lecture on the fundamental teachings of Buddhism. This is a Drikung Dzogchen Community Vermont event.
Topics: Heart Teachings of the Buddha, RETNVT, RETN, H.E. Garchen Triptul Rinpoche, Drikung Dzogchen...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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Fleming Museum Events
Topics: Fleming Museum Events, RETNVT, RETN, Art, Screenprinting
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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A tour of the Fleming Museum by Bill Davison.
Topics: Bill Davison, Museums, visual art, art, Fleming Museum Events, Fleming Museum, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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Tour of the European and American Gallery at the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vermont.
Topics: Fleming Museum Events, RETNVT, RETN, art, visual art, Museums, European art, American art
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 24, 2020 RETN
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Following a student-driven proposal to raise the Black Lives Matter flag on Edmunds Middle School campus. The proposal asked that "beginning in Spring 2020 the EMS BLM flag be raised each year during Black History Month and that it remains flown until summer vacation, and that the 'EMS community continue this practice until the day that marginalized students and their allies agree that there is no longer a need to bring attention to systemic issues that disproportionately harm students of...
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Black Lives Matter, Edmunds Middle School, Black History Month
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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Fletcher Free Library Events: Planning the Garden
Topics: Fletcher Free Library Events, gardens, Gardening, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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Event coverage of the 2002 ceremony of the DCF Children's Book Award.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, DCF, Books, Children's Books
Regional Educational Television Network
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BosniAct (The Bosnian Theatre Project) in association with the Champlain Arts Theatre Company presents an original play in two acts.
Topics: Theater, BosniAct, RETNVT, RETN, The Bosnian Theatre Project, Champlain Arts Theatre Company,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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This concert includes a program of patriotic music in which composers from around the world celebrate their homelands, including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Smetana's The Moldau, and Bizet's Second L'Arlesienne Suite. Features an opening fanfare composed by Amy Scurria of Bryn Mawr, PA.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Gershwin, Bizet,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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What are the issues related to cormorants living on Lake Champlain? These graceful water birds are raising questions and concerns about habitat destruction and over-fishing in the Champlain Basin. Learn about monitoring projects and what has been done to control cormorant populations.
Topics: cormorants, Lake Champlain, Champlain Basin, water birds, Lake Champlain Basin Program, Dave Capen,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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John Wolf takes us on a three-day horsepack trip into the Green Mountain National Forest. We see how he prepared for the trip and how he and his horse manage traveling through the dense 7000-acre wilderness.
Topics: RETN, RETNVT, Wild Life - Travels Across North America, John Wolf, horsepack
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 21, 2020 RETN
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In this program, John Wolfe travels to the American West, visiting the rocky expanse of caverns and peaks of the Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah.
Topics: Wild Life - Travels Across North America, John Wolfe, Grand Staircase Escalante, American West,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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VYO Spring 2001 Concert
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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See the wild beauty of Alaska as John Wolfe takes us all the way up to the Arctic Ocean, passing a variety of wildlife and landscapes along the way.
Topics: John Wolfe, Alaska, RETN, RETNVT, Arctic Ocean
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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The 2001 Winter Concert includes the world premiere of "Chat Rooms" by Ernie Stires and performed by the VYO with Trey Anastasio on guitar. Other pieces include "First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12" by Samuel Barber, "Concerto No.1 in E Flat Major for Horn and Orchestra, Op. 11" by Richard Strauss. Troy Peters conducts.
Topics: Trey Anastasio, RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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A program of inspiring music to inaugurate the Elley-Long Music Center, including Beethoven's Consecration of the House Overture and the romantic First Symphony by Russian composer Vasily Kalinnikov (composed in 1895, the same year that the Riding Hall/Elley-Long Music Center was built). Features and opening fanfare composed by David Gunn of Waterbury, VT.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Elley-Long Music Center
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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The Book Rack hosts the second Vermont Pages series reading with Stephen Huneck who reads "Sally Goes to the Mountain." The book tells the story of his Black Lab who meets all kinds of new friends in the woods.
Topics: The Book Rack, Vermont Pages, RETNVT, RETN, Stephen Huneck, Sally Goes to the Mountain, Books,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 19, 2020 RETN
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Author Willem Lange and Illustrator Burt Dobson discuss their book "John & Tom."
Topics: The Book Rack, Vermont Pages, RETNVT, RETN, Books, Authors, Willem Lange, John & Tom, Burt...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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The Book Rack presents the fourth reading from the Vermont Pages series featuring nationally acclaimed author Richard Russo reading from "Empire Falls."
Topics: Vermont Pages, RETNVT, RETN, Richard Russo, The Book Rack, Empire Falls
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Author Reeve Lindbergh reads from her book, No More Words: A Journal of My Mother.
Topics: Reeve Lindbergh, No More Words: A Journal of My Mother, Vermont Pages, RETN, RETNVT, The Book Rack
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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The Book Rack hosts the first Vermont Pages series reading with local poetry writers Joe & Rita Randazzo. They read selections from "His/Hers: Mars & Venus Write Poetry."
Topics: The Book Rack, Vermont Pages, Joe Randazzo, Rita Randazzo, His/Hers: Mars & Venus Write Poetry
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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The Book Rack presents the third reading from the Vermont Pages series with Gary Kowalski reading from "The Bible According to Noah: Theology as if Animals Mattered."
Topics: The Book Rack, Vermont Pages, Gary Kowalski, The Bible According to Noah: Theology as if Animals...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Author Archer Mayor discusses his latest book and shares his thoughts on writing and character development.
Topics: Archer Mayor, RETNVT, RETN, Vermont Pages, writers, books, mystery, Writing
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Through interviews with past Presidents, faculty and historical photographs, this program documents the history of Trinity College.
Topics: Trinity College, Vermont history, RETN, RETNVT
Regional Educational Television Network
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Dealing with Angry Kids at Home.
Topics: Lund Family Center Workshops, behavior, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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From the Ground Up was an arts and agriculture program sponsored by VSA Vermont and administered by the Lake Champlain Science Center. Produced in 2001.
Topics: From the Ground Up, agriculture, Lake Champlain Science Center, VSA Vermont, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Margaret Fowle discusses the state of Peregrine Falcons in Vermont. Part of the Lake Champlain Basin Science Program's "The Lake and Beyond" lecture series.
Topics: Margaret Fowle, Peregrine Falcons, The Lake And Beyond, Lake Champlain Basin Science Program, RETN,...
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Explore the natural history, identification, and conservation of Vermont's twenty-one amphibian species. Learn where and when to look and how to identify these special creatures. This program is presented by Jim Andrews, Research Associate, Middlebury College.
Topics: Lake Champlain Basin Program, amphibians, RETNVT, RETNJim Andrews
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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His Eminence 3rd Drikung Ontul Rinpoche, the emanation of Drog Ban Khiu Chung Lotsawa, presents teachings on loving-kindness and compassion, the Heart Teachings of the Buddha. These teachings are a potent medicine in this time of world crisis and uncertainty. In a very down to earth way Rinpoche will teach us how we can generate loving-kindness and compassion to ease suffering in ourselves and in the world.
Topics: Drikung Ontul Rinpoche, Drog Ban Khiu Chung Lotsawa, Heart Teachings of the Buddha, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Jim Murphy discusses rail transportation in Vermont from the 1850's to the 1940's.
Topics: Jim Murphy, Rail transportation, RETN, RETNVT
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Learn the craft of maskmaking with Frank Gonzalez.
Topics: Frank Gonzalez, masks, Maskmaking, RETN, RETNVT
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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A mother and daughter talk about their family history. Claire Chase tells of her childhood in French Quebec and her family's move to Winooski, VT, where she grew up working in the mill.
Topics: Heritage Winooski, RETNVT, RETN, Claire Chase, French Quebec
Regional Educational Television Network
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How to Win Back Your Town from Developers: Smart Land Development
Topics: Development, land, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Kristin Pelton from Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences brings a Peregrine Falcon, a Great Horned Owl, a Red Hawk, and a Kestrel Hawk to the Fletcher Free Library for a live demonstration.
Topics: Fletcher Free Library Events, RETNVT, RETN, Kristin Pelton, Owls, Falcons, Hawks, Vermont Institute...
We all have a unique style of acting, interacting and reacting with others. We each bring benefits and pitfalls to every relationship. In order to have the best relationships possible, we must understand ourselves and begin to understand others, then work with our differences to help support and strengthen each other. Jeanine shares information that teaches you how to be people-smart and how to solve the relationship puzzles in your life.
Topics: children, relationships, Jeanine Fitzgerald, Early Childhood Conference, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Emotions dominate the world of young children. When they are fluent in the language of emotions, children bounce back from adversities faster, make friends more easily, and have an innate ability to enjoy life. Our responsibility as caregivers is to consciously nurture their emotional skills. This workshop will explore ways to do this.
Topics: children, emotions, psychology, Jeanne Fitzgerald, RETNVT, RETN, Early Childhood Conference
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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Presentation and enactment by Dorothy Mains Prince of Zora Neale Hurston.
Topics: Dorothy Mains Prince, Zora Neale Hurston, RETN, RETNVT, Champlain College Events
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 17, 2020 RETN
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A presentation by Deborah Clifford; brought to you by the Chittenden County Historical Society.
Topics: Deborah Clifford, Chittenden County Historical Society, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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Troy Peters conducts. Program includes the following pieces: Overture to West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, Concerto for Viola and Orchestra composed by William Walton and featuring Brian Lindgren on viola, Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra composed by Alexander Arutiunian featuring Jason Whitcomb on trumpet, Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 by Sergei Prokofiev, and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Leonard Bernstein,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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Concert is conducted by Troy Peters. The Program includes the following selections: "Overture to Egmont, Op. 84" by Ludwig van Beethoven; "Concerto in G major for Two Flutes and Orchestra" by Domenico Cimarosa featuring Laura Hamel and Shannon Wheel, flute; "Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra: by Launy Grondahl with Nicholas Strebendt, trombone; "Lincoln Portrait" by Aaron Copland with Senator Patrick Leahy, narrator; "Polovtsian Dances from Prince...
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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This concert is conducted by Troy Peters. Program includes the following: Concerto in C major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 48 by Dmitri Kabalevsky featuring Jesse Irons, violin; Appalachian Spring Suite by Aaron Copland; Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 Spring by Robert Schumann.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Troy Peters
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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Children's author Tracey Campbell Pierson reads from her books and answers questions from kids and adults in the audience.
Topics: Authors, Tracey Campbell Pierson, Books, RETNVT, RETN, Vermont Pages
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Heather Theresa Clark, principal at Biome Studio, a design and development studio based in Vermont, presents on how developers and designers can achieve carbon storage and zero energy goals in new and historic buildings. Using examples from her work in multifamily affordable housing, as well as projects from elsewhere in the world, Clark lays out a roadmap for practical and inspiring ideas of how to consider carbon storage, zero energy, and Passive House in our buildings.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, climate change, energy, Heather Theresa Clark
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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Religion and Ecology are not normally thought of as related topics. Integrating these two fields bring up many value related questions. What is life all about is the basic question but there are many other complex questions to be pondered.
Topics: Vermont, A Special Place, Religion, Ecology, Richard B. Does, Sense Sunyana Graef, Stephanie Kaya,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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The 106th Annual Vermont Library Conference was co-presented by the Vermont Educational Media Association and the Vermont Library Association.
Topics: Vermont Library Conference, RETNVT, RETN, Amy Ehrlich, Robie Harris, librariesChristina Johnston,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 14, 2020 RETN
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The 1980s comics movement offered an alternative to earlier mainstream superhero comics with groundbreaking works like Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez’s series Love and Rockets. Middlebury professor Enrique Garcia discusses the importance of this series and how its use of irony, parody, and nostalgia play with readers’ notions of race, ethnicity, and gender. First Wednesdays is supported in part by the National Life Group Foundation and the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the...
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Love and Rockets, Enrique Garcia, First Wednesdays, Brownell Library, Vermont...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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Two artists who have seven honorary doctorates show 45 minutes of color slides highlighting their two latest artistic projects in progress: in New York City and on the Colorado River. They discuss these projects and answer questions from the audience.
Topics: The Waters Chair, art, visual art, site-specific art, Christo, Jeanne-Claude, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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Students participating in the Summer at Hunt video workshop produce a documentary on Battery Park and Beansie's eatery, the bus that comes every summer to Burlington's waterfront. This video won First Place in the Public Access category of the 2000 Vermont Independent Video Festival.
Topics: Battery Park, Beansie's Bus, Burlington Waterfront, Hunt Middle School, RETNVT, RETN
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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Come join us as we tour the farms at the Intervale and discuss the benefits of local, organic produce and show some healthy recipes. You Can Do It! episode CO-212.
Topics: You Can Do It!, RETNVT, RETN, Agriculture, organic produce, You Can Do It!
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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Come join us as we tour the farms at the Intervale and discuss the benefits of local, organic produce and show some healthy recipes. You Can Do It! episode CO-211.
Topics: You Can Do It!, RETNVT, RETN, Agriculture, organic produce, You Can Do It!, David Zuckerman
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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Mussorgsky composed "Pictures at an Exhibition" after seeing an exhibit of artwork created by his dear, departed friend, Victor Hartmann. In homage to this creative process, paintings by three Vermont student artists serve as the muse for Damon Hagen's world premiere composition. In another creative union, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus and soprano Shyla Nelson join the VYO to perform Poulenc's "Gloria."
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Mussorgsky, Damon...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 12, 2020 RETN
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The Vermont Youth Orchestra performs Sergei Prokofiev's classic work.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Music, Performance, youth orchestra, VYO, Vermont Youth orchestra, Sergei Prokofiev,...
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The VYO presents a new work by Middlebury composer Su Lian Tan in a concert of music steeped in Asian heritage and Far Eastern culture.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, VYO, VYOA, Vermont Youth Orchestra, Su Lian Tan, youth music, classical music
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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The Vermont Youth Orchestra Fall 2006 Concert features a special performance by electric violinist, Daniel Bernard Roumain, and the world premiere of the orchestral version of his composition, "Voodoo Violin Concerto No. 1. This concert also includes pieces from Bernstein, Brahms, Gounod and de Falla.
Topics: Vermont Youth Orchestra, VYO, VYOA, classical music, youth music, Troy Peters, Daniel Roumain,...
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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Burlington cab driver and Seven Days columnist Jernigan Pontiac reads from his new collection of columns, "Hackie 2: Perfect Autumn."
Topics: Jernigan Pontiac, RETNVT, RETN, Yo Hackie, writers, books, Writing
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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The Voices Project opened a window to the identity, hopes, courage and concerns of youth in Vermont, engaging thousands of Vermont teens in the creation of an original, vibrant stage production based on reality and brought to life by Vermont's young people. Family, school, drugs, dating, health, sex, religion, peer pressure, diversity, media, politics and the world at large are explored through the Voices Project. Specific issues, such as rural vs. urban life, farming, class division, and the...
Topics: Vermont Library Conference, RETNVT, RETN, Tens, Youth, Voices Project
Regional Educational Television Network
Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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Elizabeth Winthrop tells the story behind her new novel, "Counting on Grace," inspired by the haunting Lewis Hine photograph of a 12-year-old mill girl in 1910. In a fascinating discussion of the marriage between fiction and history, Winthrop introduces us to Grace, while at the same time showing us through scenes of life in a small Vermont town, the riveting story of her painstaking and finally rewarding search for Addie, the real child in Hine's photograph.
Topics: Elizabeth Winthrop, Vermont Library Conference, Counting on Grace, photography, Lewis Hine, RETNVT,...
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Susanne Rappaport, the wife of the late documentary photographer Neil Rappaport, discusses her newly published book, Messages from a Small Town: Photographs Inside Pawlet, Vermont. Susanne discusses the work of her late husband which she has recorded in the book. Through his work he created a visual census of the town, one that serves as a time capsule of life in Pawlet from 1980 - 1990. Interviews with the subjects of the photographs supplement the photographs. Susanne shares slides of Neil's...
Topics: Susanne Rappaport, Neil Rappaport, Pawlet, photography, RETN, RETNVT, Nellie Bushee, Ella Clark
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Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Committee discusses many of the books on the new list chosen for next year's Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award. Discussion is introduced by DCF Committee Chair, Steve Madden.
Topics: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award, DCF, Books, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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Young adult novels by Robert Cormier have been consistently placed on the ALA's list of banned books with censors citing issues of sexuality, language, and violence. Cormier's books, however, provide a point for ethical conversation among teens, parents, teachers, and librarians. This seminar examines the philosophical ethics of Cormier's writing and offers strategies for facilitating ethics-based discussions with student groups. Jeffrey Aubuchon, Professor at Fitchburg State College and St....
Topics: books, free speech, teens, ethics, Library Association, Vermont Library Conference, RETNVT, RETN,...
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Dr. Robert Binstock from Case Western Reserve University presents a talk on anti-aging as part of UVM's Forum on Aging. This presentation contains interesting information regarding the 'Anti-Aging' movement in medicine and in other parts of society. Dr. Binstock is one of the world's leading experts in this area. His talk illuminates rhetoric surrounding youth obsessed culture and what medicine really has to offer in terms of slowing the aging process.
Topics: Robert Binstock, anti-aging, RETNVT, RETN
Artist Samia Halaby takes us on a tour of the Palestinian Art Exhibit at The Wood Gallery in Montpelier. Introduction by Mark Hage of "Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel."
Topics: Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel, art, Middle East, Israel/Palestine, Samia Halaby,...
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Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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Bruce Ferguson, professor and expert on the subject of urban watersheds and author of several seminal books on the subject, first discusses stormwater management in general. Then, he presents strategies for incorporating the necessary structures into attractive design in a hands-on setting in this two-part talk. Co-sponsored by the Town of Williston and the Town of Essex.
Topics: Bruce Ferguson, stormwater management, urban watershed, RETNVT, RETN, Environment, Water, Town...
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Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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Shelburne 1st and 2nd graders present their annual spring program. Students use a variety of technology skills to create powerful media presentations to accompany their singing.
Topics: Shelburne Community School, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 11, 2020 RETN
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This musical production chronicles the life of the Story family of Salisbury, just prior to the Revolutionary War. There are two fires, wolf attacks, a death by maple tree, political treachery, a wild woman in the woods, and some silly jokes. This story line is so fantastic it has to be true! Featuring students from the Shelburne Community School Discover Team.
Topics: Shelburne Community School, Revolutionary War, Salisbury, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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The Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking is an opportunity for viewers to hear from local community members and a panel of experts regarding current issues around reckless underage behavior and how the community can respond.
Topics: Town Hall Meeting, Underage Drinking, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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The Vermont Educational Media Association (VEMA) presents its "Administrator of the Year" award to John Rinaldi. Presented at the 2000 Vermont Library Conference.
Topics: The Vermont Educational Media Association, VEMA, John Rinaldi, Vermont Library COnference, RETN,...
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Students at Edmunds Middle School write and produce a diversity documentary showing how diversity is embraced at one of the state's most diverse schools.
Topics: Edmunds Middle School, diversity, RETN, RETNVT
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Sometimes reading a book packed tight with erudition can feel like work, but Dan Brown's thriller presents a task that readers find irresistible: why? Professor Nancy Nahra explores Dan Brown
Topics: Nancy Nahra, Dan Brown, First Wednesdays, books, mystery, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Former Ambassador to Croatia and long-time U.S. diplomat with particular expertise on Iraq, Peter Galbraith offers his views on the current war and considers options available for U.S. policy in the region. Galbraith argues that Iraq is now irrevocably split into factions, and that perhaps the best and only course is to "facilitate an amicable divorce" between the fractious sections. Peter Galbraith has held senior positions in the United States government and with the United Nations....
Topics: First Wednesdays, War, Foreign Policy, RETNVT, RETN, Peter Galbraith, Iraq
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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This program features mentors Ruth Billings and Bob DeRose who volunteer as Foster Grandparents at JFK Elementary School in Winooski. Guests talk about their experiences mentoring children fifteen hours every week in a classroom setting and share what their day is like and what the challenges are of foster grandparenting in a school setting.
Topics: Winooski School District, mentoring, Mentors Matter, Foster Grandparents, JFK Elementary School,...
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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This program features Elsa Polworth and Elizabeth Stone who volunteer at RSVP School Buddies at Chamberlin Elementary School in South Burlington. Guests will talk about their experiences mentoring children in a classroom setting. The program also features a glimpse of the lives of the mentors and their mentees at Chamberlin Elementary School.
Topics: RSVP School Buddies, Chamberlin Elementary School, RETNVT, RETN
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Words Come Alive! is an extensive professional development program for classroom teachers focusing on strengthening reading comprehension with drama and movement. It is designed to empower teachers to build students' knowledge and skills.
Topics: Words Come Alive!, schools, Reading, RETNVT, RETN, classrooms, Flynn Arts
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Playwright William S. Yellow Robe Jr. provides insight into his riveting original new work "Grandchildren of the Buffalo Soldiers", which follows the story of a young man of Native and African-American heritage and a descendant of African-Americans who fought in the Civil War (known as Buffalo Soldiers), and Native Americans.
Topics: William S. Yellow Robe Jr., Grandchildren of the Buffalo Soldiers, Civil War, RETNVT, RETN, Flynn...
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Words Come Alive! is an extensive professional development program for classroom teachers focusing on strengthening reading comprehension with drama and movement. It is designed to empower teachers to build students' knowledge and skills.
Topics: Words Come Alive!, teaching, learning, RETN, RETNVT, Ecosystems, Classrooms
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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The play "The Unpossessed" is an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes' "Don Quixote". Performed by the Double Edge Theatre Company, directed by Stacy Klein.
Topics: Stacy Klein, The Unpossessed, Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, RETNVT, RETN, Flynn Theater, Flynn...
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Thomas DeFrantz, writer and director of "Queer Theory!," discusses how he transformed the tensions among queer identities - drawn along the axes of race, class, gender, sexuality, age, and ability - into the stuff of comedy.
Topics: Thomas DeFrantz, Queer Theory!, Queer Identity, RETNVT, RETN, Flynn Theater, Flynn Center Events,...
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Feb 10, 2020 RETN
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Steve Stettler, producing director of Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, discusses the Greek and Roman myths on which Ovid
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Choreographer Bill T. Jones, "accidental activist"/artist Kathryn Blume, UVM Professor of Military Studies Lieutenant Colonel Arnold C. Piper, Affiliate Minister at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington Roddy O'Neil Cleary, and author/artist Marc Estrin participate in this panel moderated by Fran Stoddard that responds to Jones' new work "Blind Date" and its themes of courage, patriotism, honor and duty.
Topics: RETNVT, RETN, Flynn Theater, Flynn Center Events, Flynn Center, Patriotism. Bill T. Jones, Kathryn...